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November 26th 2010

A Scientific Approach to Leadership & Leadership Development for Superior Performance

David Burnham described his pioneering work with David C. McClelland in the 1960's on High Performing Leaders. This work, based on inner motivation with the constructs of N-ach, N-pow and N-aff, has stood the test of time but has been updated to reflect the fact that today's leaders do things with others rather than to others.

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  • Analytics
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
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August 1st 2006

Executive Summary: Improving Performance Through Appraisal Dialogues

This executive summary outlines the key themes and recommendations from the full research report, Improving Performance Through Appraisal, which examines whether the formal dialogue in performance appraisal between an employee and their manager is effective in improving the employee's performance. Through member input, the characteristics of effective appraisals are revealed, including how they can be used to align individual and organisational goals and different appraisal techniques.

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  • Analytics
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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